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Toshiaki Higashihara, President & CEO of Hitachi, Ltd. Receives “Leonardo International Prize” in Italy

Tokyo, February 26, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) announced that Toshiaki Higashihara, President & CEO, has received the “Leonardo International Prize” in Italy. This award was established in 1994 by the Leonardo Committee, consisting of representatives of the Italian Government and the financial sector.

IAV and Hitachi Industry & Control sign Cooperation Agreement on Partnership for Contributing to Worldwide Automotive Innovation

IAV GmbH (hereinafter IAV), and Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions, Ltd. (hereinafter Hitachi Industry & Control), on February 20th, signed a Cooperation Agreement on Partnership for contributing to worldwide automotive innovation in the field of ADAS*1 and autonomous driving. IAV and Hitachi Industry & Control are starting specific discussions regarding consulting and engineering services related to global automotive market regulations.

Hitachi Italy helps rebuild school in Esanatoglia hit by earthquake

Milan, Italy, February 7, 2018 --- Hitachi Europe Srl (Hitachi Italy) a subsidiary of Hitachi Europe Ltd. is proud to announce its participation in a project with The National Confederation of Misericordie in Italy to rebuild the Carlo Alberta Dalla Chiesa Secondary School in Esanatoglia, following its devastation at the hands of The Earthquake in Central Italy in August 2016.

New Leadership Boost for Horizon

5 February 2018 - Horizon Nuclear Power has today announced the appointment of Gwen ParryJones OBE, one of the UK nuclear industry's most respected and experienced leaders, as its new Director, Nuclear Operations.

Gwen will have full responsibility for Horizon's lead development, Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey, including site development and the growing team on the island. She will also play a key role in maintaining and boosting the crucial relationships with stakeholders locally, regionally and across Wales. 

Hitachi to Strengthen Business Structures for Global Expansion of the Social Innovation Business

Tokyo, January 31, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) announced today that on April 1, 2018, it will strengthen its business structures as outlined below, to expand the Social Innovation Business, and to further evolve Hitachi into a true global company.

1.    Strengthening structures for the global expansion of the Social Innovation Business using digital technologies

FANUC, Hitachi, and Preferred Networks to establish a joint venture company for the development of Intelligent Edge Systems

Tokyo, Japan, January 31, 2018 --- FANUC CORPORATION (TSE: 6594, “FANUC”), Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”), and Preferred Networks, Inc. (“PFN”) today announced that they have reached an agreement to establish a joint venture company (the “new company”) on April 2, 2018, to develop Intelligent Edge Systems(1) that utilize artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in edge devices in the industrial and social infrastructure field.

Hitachi Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Real Time Image Gating Motion Management for its Proton Therapy System

Tokyo, Japan, January 24, 2018 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Hokkaido University announced that it has obtained U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on December 26, 2017 for the commercialization of “Real Time Image Gating System for Proton Beam Therapy Systems” (RGPT), allowing for its systems in the United States to treat patients with cutting-edge motion management together with its advanced Spot Scanning irradiation technology.

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